Educational Resources

 

 

Frequently Used Phone Numbers

 

» MPE State Office

601-355-5517
1-800-523-0269

» Institutions of Higher Learning

Academic Affairs

601-432-6501

Financial Aid

601-432-6997
1-800-327-2980

GEAR UP Mississippi

601-432-7876

» Mississippi Department of Education

Accreditation

601-359-3764

Licensure

601-359-3483

SPED

601-359-3498

Student Assessment

601-359-3052

» Mississippi Legislature

House Switchboard

601-359-3770

Senate Switchboard

601-359-3267

» Public Employees’ Retirement

System (PERS)

601-359-3589
1-800-444-7377

» State Board for Community and Junior Colleges

601-432-6518


State Agency Resources

State of Mississippi

Institutions of Higher Learning
 » Academic and Student Affairs
 » Financial Aid

MAGNOLIA

Mississippi Department of Education
 » Accreditation

 » Mississippi Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct Training Video
 » Curriculum & Instruction
 » Licensure
 » SPED
 » Student Assessment

Mississippi Legislature

Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS)

State Board for Community and Junior Colleges

Mississippi K-12 Curriculum Resources

 » Advanced Learning and Gifted
 » Foreign Language
 » Library Media
 » Mathematics
 » Physical Education Framework

 » Health (k-8)

 » Health (9-12)

 » Dyslexia

 » Early Childhood

 » English/Language Arts

 » Science
 » Social Studies
 » Visual and Performing Arts

 » CCSS

 

Classroom Grants and Resources

 » DonorsChoose.org
 » Discover Lesson Plans
 » ING Unsung Heroes Grants/Awards

 » Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame
 » Mississippi Children's Museum

 » Mississippi Museum of Art

 » Mississippi Teacher Center’s TEACHERtalk

 » M-STAR

 » MPES

 » Mississippi Natural Science Museum
 » Response to Intervention/Teacher Support Team

 

 

Virtual Field Trips

 

» Smithsonian Museum of Natural History           

» Google Earth Moon               

» 360 Video Gallery                                                              

» Auschwitz Virtual Experience

» Discovery Education   

» KET Education   

» National Park Foundation 

» The National World War II Museum – New Orleans

» Exploring Pearl Harbor

» The Louvre                                               

» Panoramas of the World (and Mars)                        

» Mount Everest and More                    

 

 

Teacher Awards and Recognition

Best Practices
 » ASCD Outstanding Young Educator Award
 » Freida J. Riley Award
 » Milken Family Foundation
 » National Teachers Hall of Fame

Economics/Finance Teachers
 » Mississippi Council on Economic Education

Foreign Language Teachers
 » American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Math Teachers
 » Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Science Teachers
 » National Association of Geoscience Teachers
 » National Science Teachers Association
 » Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Social Studies/History
 » Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Teacher of the Year Award
 » National Council for the Social Studies Awards

Special Education Teachers
 » National Association of Special Education Teachers Awards

Other

 » VFW- Teacher of the Year
 » Gale/Library Media Connection TEAMS Award
 » National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year

 

 

Mississippi World Class Teaching Programs

 

 

The World Class Teaching Program initiatives are designed to recruit and mentor teachers seeking advanced certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) process.

 

World Class Teaching Program Map

 

Alcorn State University
Gail Gettis, WCTA Program Coordinator
ggettis@alcorn.edu
Alcorn State University World Class Teacher Academy

Delta State University
Dorothy Sykes, Director
dsykes@deltastate.edu
Delta State University World Class Teaching Program

Jackson State University
Carolyn Tillman, Director
cspecial45@yahoo.com
Southwest MS World Class Teaching Initiative

Mississippi State University
Dr. Tina Scholtes, Director
tfs2@msstate.edu
Mississippi State University World Class Teaching Program

 

University of Mississippi
Tammy Kirkland, Director
Kirkland@olemiss.edu
University of Mississippi World Class Teaching Program


University of Southern Mississippi
Robin Atwood, Director
robin.atwood@usm.edu
University of Southern Mississippi World Class Teaching Program

 

Conferences



Mississippi Association of School Business Officials Conference
September 5-7, 2018
IP Casino, Resort & Spa, Biloxi, MS
Register Here

Mississippi Association for Gifted Children
2018 MAGC State Conference
October 3-5 2018
Vicksburg Convention Center, Vicksburg, MS
Register Here

Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Math Instruction Make it Count!
October 12-13, 2018
Mississippi University for Women Campus, Columbus, MS
Register Here

Mississippi Library Association Annual Conference
October 17-19, 2018
MSU Riley Center, Meridian. MS
Register Here

Mississippi Association of School Administrators Fall Leadership Conference
October 28, 2018
Hilton, Jackson, MS
Register Here

Mississippi Science Teacher’s Association Conference
October 28-30, 2018
Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino, Biloxi, MS
Register Here


University Degrees

William Carey announces NEW Higher Education Administration Specialist Degree

 

Independent Education Associations

 

Alabama Conference of Educators
866-266-2263

Arkansas State Teachers Association
877-742-2782

Arizona Professional Educators
888-834-5182

California Teachers Empowerment Network
888-290-8471

Professional Association of Colorado Educators
877-640-7223

Professional Educators Network of Florida
800-311-7770

Professional Association of Georgia Educators
800-334-6861

Indiana Professional Educators
800-673-4734

Professional Educators of Iowa
877-734-0599

Kansas Association of American Educators
877-526-2232

Kentucky Association of Professional Educators
888-438-7179

Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana
800-364-2735

Missouri State Teachers Association
800-392-0532

New Mexico Association of Classroom Teachers
505-257-8486

Professional Educators of North Carolina
800-542-8844

Professional Oklahoma Educators
888-331-2763

Keystone Teachers Association (PA)
877-335-3982

Palmetto State Teachers Association (SC)
803-256-2065

Professional Educators of Tennessee
800-471-4867

Association of Texas Professional Educators
800-777-2873

Virginia Professional Educators
888-873-9661

Northwest Professional Educators (WA)
800-380-6973

West Virginia Professional Educators
304-586-3451   (email)